9 Weird Things Cats Have Been Scared Of

9 Weird Things That Cats Have Been Scared Of

What things cats are scared of?

There’s a reason for the term “scaredy-cat.” Cats are sensitive creatures, they are the pets we most tend to associate with timid curiosity or over-reaction.

Just like people, every cat can have their own unique and irrational fears.

Here are some of the stranger things cat owners have reported their cats are fearful of, curated from responses on Reddit and YouTube.

Offensive food and drink

Cucumbers are a well know fear, as this gif that went viral shows…


“Steam. My genius dork of a cat is terrified of steam. If I have my cup anywhere near him, he’ll bolt.” – Klaudiapotter

“One of my cats is petrified of carrot peelings and the other one rolls around in them” – B1ngers

Horrors at home

“My cat does not like it when I take a shower. I live alone so I don’t bother leaving the bathroom door closed. He will sit in the bathroom and scream his head off once he hears the water running.” – ZeD00m

“My cat flips at the sight of a plastic bag. I have no idea what it is, but if he sees one he runs for his life.” – Gum_Bumper

“The hoover: the bringer of cleanliness and death” – surebegrandlike

“My cat is afraid of the ceiling fan NOT moving. If it is going, that’s all good. If it is still, freaks him out and super paranoid!” – fdoerzy

And finally, watch this cats reaction to a pretty flower…

If you liked this post, then check out these funny unproductive cats or this infographic with the top seven reasons to adopt a shelter cat

Don’t forget to check out more from this crazy cat blog!

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